DVD Reviews

5

Average

Die Hard 4.0 (aka Live Free or Die Hard) DVD

With a yippee-ki-yay motherfudger, super-grumpy supercop John McClane is back on our screens ... looking older, balder and so much worse for wear. Oh, and with a cleaner mouth this time.

10

Superb

Family Guy: Season 6 (DVD)

Often dismissed as a ‘poor man’s Simpsons’, there are many of us who know that Family Guy is much more than that. The Simpsons attack popular culture with a subtle knife.

7

Good

The Possession of Joel Delaney (DVD)

I'm a bit of a girl when it comes to scary movies, it has to be said, but the fact I had to switch The Possession of Joel Delaney off...

8

Great

Tekkonkinkreet (DVD)

Tekkonkinkreet is based on the short manga film from 1993 by Japanese director Taiyo Matsumoto. Originally released as Black & White, here it is given the full feature film makeover...

0

The Monster (DVD)

Oh good grief, where do you start with a movie like this? For a start Joan Collins is in it — which should be warning enough, since Ms Collins comes...

8

Great

Smallville: Season 6 (DVD)

"Somebody saaaaaaaaaaaaaaaave meeeeeee," screams out the opening song for this often fun series that reimagines the story of one of popular culture's greatest icons (and for those not paying attention,...

6

Fair

Hostel: Part II (DVD)

The famously tempting Eastern European hostel — the one that’s too good to be true because, er, it is — is still going, still luring foreign youngsters in and still...

4

Poor

Exiled (DVD)

Tales of Hong Kong's criminal underworld provide rich pickings for Asian cinema, and at first glance Exiled seems to fit the tried and tested route of a gritty inter-Triad shoot...

7

Good

The Shout (DVD)

Originally premiering in the UK in June 1978, The Shout is an unsettling film based on a short story by writer and poet Robert Graves, showcasing outstanding performances from its...

8

Great

TMNT (DVD)

Those angst-ridden, ass-kicking avengers with attitude are back in action, dudes. More than a decade after their last big-screen outing, the Turtles return to do what they do best —...